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The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech.” The right to freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves without government interference or regulation. However, the level of protection speech receives depends on the forum in which that speech takes place. Some public forums may discriminate against certain classes of speakers or types of speech from being presented within that forum.

This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on November 9, 2020. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.

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